Sport

Madrid rivals to meet in Champions League semis

Real Madrid players celebrate after scoring against Bayern Munich.
Real Madrid players celebrate after scoring against Bayern Munich. Daniel Ochoa de Olza

REAL Madrid will take on Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.

Juventus and Monaco will contest the other semi-final in the final four.

The semi-final ties will be played May 2-3 and 9-10, with the final taking place in Cardiff on June 3.

Diego Simeone's Champions League dream with Atletico has been crushed by their city counterparts in the 2014 and 2016 finals, but this presents them with another chance to exact revenge.

Real edged Bayern Munich and Atletico passed Leicester to make the final four, while Juventus got there past Barcelona in impressive fashion, not conceding over 180 minutes. Monaco are in scintillating form in Ligue 1, and outplayed Borussia Dortmund.

In the Europa League, Ajax will play Lyon and Celta Vigo meet Manchester United.

Topics:  champions league

News Corp Australia

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Sweet deal on the way

Sugar cane harvesting at Gregory River near Proserpine.

AUSTRALIAN sugar exports to Indonesia could more than triple.

Fresh face for expanded airport position

BIG JOB: Brian Joiner is the new GM of Whitsunday Coast Airport.

Brian is general manager of airports and commercial infrastructure.

Protesters locked on

IN PROTEST: Emma Briggs and Juliet Nelson lie with their hands locked under the railway track that services Abbot Point.

Anti-Adani activists cause chaos at coal rail crossing

Local Partners